Dean's Staff

Located in Humanities 211, the Dean's Office is open 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday. For questions and appointments, stop by the office or call (657)278-3528. 

Sheryl FontaineSheryl Fontaine

Dean of The College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Sheryl Fontaine earned her Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego in English and American Literature with a specialization in Composition Research and Pedagogy. Prior to her appointment as dean, she served as interim dean of the College; associate dean of administration; department chair and vice chair of the Department of English, Comparative Literature, and Linguistics; writing center coordinator; and director of the University Learning Center. She received the 2012 Faculty Leadership in Collegial Governance Award, and has served on a wide range of University committees since joining Cal State Fullerton in 1990.




Jessica SternJessica Stern

Associate Dean for Student Relations


paul levesquePaul Levesque

Associate Dean for Faculty and Staff Relations

Paul Levesque completed his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Philosophy at The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., and his bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate in Religious Studies at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Louvain, Belgium. He joined the faculty of Cal State Fullerton as a part-time lecturer in 1997 and began a tenure-track appointment in 2001 in the Department of Comparative Religion. He has served on a variety of committees at CSUF, including chair of the General Education and Student Academic Life committees, and as a founding member of the WASC Steering Committee. After serving as Chair of the Department of Comparative Religion, he is now Associate Dean for Faculty & Staff Relations in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. 




Brittney SwansonBrittney Hofer Swanson

Assistant Dean for Student Academic Services

Connie YamashiroConnie Moreno Yamashiro

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

pat balderasPat Balderas

Business Manager

Janet Aguirre-RoccoJanet Aguirre-Rocco

Administrative Support Assistant

Pia ClaudioPia Claudio

Development Coordinator

Jaycee CoverJaycee Cover

Experiential Learning Specialist

Robyn GomesRobyn Gomes

Administrative Support Assistant SSC

Emilia Gaskell

Emilia Gaskell

Assistant to the Dean

Natalie GharibianNatalie Gharibian

Research Grant Specialist


Melody LimMelody Lim

Career Specialist


Mari Migliore Mari Migliore

Communication and Design

Alina Mircea-TrotzAlina Mircea-Trotz

Director of Development


Ciara MoscaCiara Mosca



Natalie OlivaNatalie Oliva

Retention Specialist

Joanna RoweJoanna Rowe

Human Resources Coordinator

Sean TaitSean Taitt

College Advisor

cindy togamiCindy Togami

Administrative Analyst/Specialist

Alan Van FleetAlan Van Fleet, 

Graphic Designer

Julianne VartanianJulianne Vartanian, 

Retention Specialist

Mai WarrenMai Warren

Graduation Specialist

Whitney YoungrenWhitney Youngren

Data Analysis and Curriculum


Sheryl FontaineSheryl Fontaine

Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences